| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:52 PM
Rep. Judy Chu took Republican Assembly candidate Matthew Lin to task for using her and other Democrats' pictures in his campaign mailers. She said Lin falsely implied an endorsement and she is backing his opponent, Ed Chau....
| Dec 3, 2012
| 1:52 PM
With the passage of Proposition 39 this fall, California voters set aside $2.5 billion over the next five years for energy efficiency projects. Now, it’s up to the Legislature to spend the money. On Tuesday, Sen. Kevin DeLeon (D-Los Angeles)......
| Nov 11, 2012
| 8:25 PM
What's the sound when perfection goes poof?
Sunday, it was a thud, as New Orleans cornerback Jabari Greer batted away a fourth-down pass by the Atlanta Falcons, who were two yards away from a touchdown that would have kept them undefeated.
From 8-0 to 9...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 5:21 AM
Winning a presidential debate is a lot like winning a belching contest. Sure, it takes a peculiar sort of skill, but is it anything to be proud of?
Mitt Romney was universally acknowledged as the "winner" of his first debate with President Obama, but...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 10:39 PM
In addition to the relentless onslaught of mostly negative ads from the Romney and Obama campaigns and their affiliated "super PACs," the good people of Ohio are finding themselves targeted by a right-wing conspiracy maven who is dispensing a DVD that...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:53 AM
It was one nation under a groove at Barack Obama's victory celebration Tuesday night in Chicago.
Classic soul, R&B, funk, disco and Motown provided the soundtrack for the president's post-reelection bash, as throngs of Democratic Party faithful swayed to...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Clint Eastwood's soliloquy about unoccupied furniture has been the most entertaining spectacle to emerge from this year's party conventions so far, although the Democratic Party will make its own go of it with a big roster of pop musicians this week....
| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:23 AM
Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention, Bill Clinton put on a master's clinic on how to fight a political campaign. It may not have made Democrats wish he was back in the White House (at least not every Democrat), but they sure long to...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 5:00 AM
In his speech accepting the presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention, Barack Obama neatly transformed the hope and change of 2008 that centered on him into a voter-centered hope and change for 2012.
"So you see, the election four...
| Sep 9, 2012
NEW YORK — Reality show stars-turned designers! Olympians fresh from performing feats of strength at the Summer Games! Peacockish bloggers taking pictures and typing on smartphones while walking on death-defying stilettos!
There is all that and...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 10:32 AM
A recent survey by the Women’s Media Center found that about 75% of newspapers’ election coverage this year had been written by men.
The report on the data was headlined, “Men are telling the stories of Election 2012.”